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    Folk Art: New London Scrimshaw Whalebone. 11.5" section of whale rib with scrimshaw designs, executed in polychrome, of an America ship at sea within a heart, an American eagle with shield & draped flags, and another American ship sailing near a lighthouse. Inscribed: "E Pluribus Unum New London". New London, along with New Bedford, was a center for the whaling industry. Each end capped with copper sheeting. Extremely well-done and colorful. Circa 1870. Check out the similar piece we are offering.

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    May, 2014
    24th Saturday
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